Martha & Niki


Winner of the Guldbagge Awards for Best Documentary Film and Best Editing 2017!

MARTHA & NIKI by director Tora Mårtens is a feature length documentary co-produced by Stavro Filmproduktion AB /Patrik Axén.

Synopsis: In 2010 Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos took part in the biggest international Street Dance Competition, Juste Debout in Paris. It was the first time ever two women became World Champions in Hip Hop. This film depicts their love of dance, each other and about friendship put to the test. About desires, yearning and finding the right path in life.

MARTHA & NIKI opened the Nordisk Panorama Film Festival in October 2015 where it received an Honorary Mention with the following motivation:

For its cinematic energy in telling the story of two talented, driven women, for an intimate portrait of two friends on a journey of self-discovery as well as in a male competitive world, that at times can test a friendship. We would like to award the film Martha & Niki with an honorable mention.

Since the very first screening MARTHA & NIKI has had an enormous success and now, two years afterwards, it is still being screened at theaters and festivals around the world.